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School Holiday Ideas that won’t break the bank!

June 28th, 2018

School Holiday Ideas that won’t break the bank!

With school holidays having just began it is time to start thinking of what your going to do with the kids to keep them entertained! With the weather not being to good at the moment its probably best to keep them indoor but with some of Bunbury’s best entertainments and a range of school holiday activities are indoors and they will not disappoint!


The Withers library is putting on some movies for the kids these holidays for free! Movies like Peter Rabbit, Sherlock Gnomes, The little vampire and more so be sure to check out online what times and to secure a spot. Popcorn is also supplied! Click here for more.

Located on Hudson Rd, South Bunbury WA 6230. Click here for more.


The kids will enjoy creating a delicious treat as they decorate their very own cupcake! Plus every child who attends receives a free Hot Chocolate from any of their great Cafés. Session is 20 minutes long, with 20 kids per session. So be sure to book in to secure a spot with sessions running every 20 minutes from 10am – 12.40pm to why not drop the kids off and go do the shopping!

Located at Bunbury Forum Shopping Centre. Click here for more.


During these school holidays from 5-7 July and 12-14 July 10am-1pm head on down for some exciting school holiday fun at The Stirling Centre, where one of our shops will be transformed into a Laser Tag battlefield. Book on Eventbrite or walk-in on the day. Event located across from 4 Lady’s in The Stirling Centre.

Located at Bunbury Stirling Centre. Click here for more.

THE RINK (cost)

The rink offers a huge area for you to hire skates and skate! During school holidays they put games on and other fun activities for the kids to play. It is suitable from the age of 5 onwards so even the parents can have some fun! Like most other places there is also food available for purchased. Why not get around the rink these holidays for something different?

Located at 16 Gibbons Rd, Bunbury WA 6230 – click here for more.


This one will make you laugh with friends or family and keep you busy and entertained for a good few hours! Once you finish up bowling there is even a game section with race car games 1v1, motorbike racing air hockey table etc. If one of the kids birthdays fall during the holidays don’t miss the option to book a party. Once all this fun is over you can either get some food at the cafe or right across the road is the Bunbury forum to have a nice lunch or to treat the yourself and the kids to some take away!

Located at 136 Strickland St, East Bunbury WA 6230 – click here for more.


Why not just take a breather and take the kids to the movies these holidays. With lots of new movies coming out and many different session times to suit it is definitely for everyone. It offers a candy bar full of loads of different food from popcorn to ice cream to lollies. Also available is a range of games to spend some loose change on. Be sure to check out the website and see what movie and time best suit you. Why not kill a good couple of hours and chill at the movies!

Located at 33 Clifton St, Bunbury WA 6230 – click here for more


Crocks play centre is new to Bunbury. Its a large indoor play centre suitable for children of all ages. They have a dedicated babies play section lined with a soft play areas and sensory activities to encourage imaginative play. The toddler area is separate from the main play area and is designed for four years and under. This area features small slippery slides, a bouncing castle and many more attractions that will have the little ones well entertained. And the bigger kids area has all sorts of climbing areas and slides to keep the kids entertained for hours. Again option for a kids birthday is also available. You can sit back and enjoy muffin breaks facilities in the centre while watching the kids have the time of their lives.

Located at Unit 6/42 Strickland St, Bunbury WA 6230 click here for more.


The south west sports centre is the perfect way for it to feel like summer when its actually raining outside. With one large swimming pool with all different depths and water fountain and water showers going into the pool the kids will love it. There is a 50m lap pool for the adults if you wish to swim some laps while the kids are playing. It also has a large water slide and a large inflatable obstacle on rostered times to keep the kids entertained for hours. Also available is a creche if you have younger kids and wanna spend some time with the older ones. A cafe is also available if you want to just sit back and relax while the kids swim.

Located 1 Rotary Drive, Hay Park BunburyWA6230 – click here for more.

TIME ZONE (cost)

If you haven’t already, why not try out Bunbury’s new time zone. It works of a card system where you load money and swipe to then play games and accumulate points which are later added up to then get prices.  There are many different games to suit all needs. You can put up shots for basketball, sit in a virtual gaming environment and go shooting for animals or even zombies, or play all the types of carnival games, like knocking down the clowns. There is even the option to race your friends in the car racing games as a group option. Timezone is sure to bring out the competitive inner child out so what are you waiting for, go check it out!

Located at 32 Clifton St, Bunbury WA 6230 – click here for more.


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Jorgia Whitham

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